coworker stories

Meet some of our 131,000 closest friends.
coworker story

"IKEA has given me tremendous responsiblities at a young age."
Pär Sundqvist

"I am responsible, but not the center of the universe."
Silvia Soekeland

"My work inspires me in my private life, making me feel strong and energized."
Guy Labrecque

"I don’t know what the next step will be, but I am confident that it will be interesting."
Bimal Patel

"There is not much hierarchy. Everyone is approachable."
Emily Birkin

"There are as many opportunities as you want there to be."
Linda Dunlop

"IKEA doesn’t put you in a pigeon hole."
Angela Zhu

"I focus on how to engage people to reach goals"
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Working in China was the chance of a lifetime for Arnaud.
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The year the 100th co-worker joined IKEA. Now we number 131,000 worldwide.


Number of languages you can get the IKEA catalog. The catalog is designed by Marketing and communications co-workers.